By  on March 25, 2018

Candiani Denim celebrated its 80th Anniversary with the debut of its most sustainable denim fabric yet, dubbed Re-Gen. The fabric is made from 50 percent recycled Tencel — Lenzing’s recycled material known as Refibra — and 50 percent recycled cotton from Candiani’s own denim waste. The result of 10 years of commitment to a greener production process, Re-Gen uses no new cotton, and looks and feels similar to new raw denim, with a hint of shine from the Tencel.

The fabric also uses sustainable dyeing and finishing technology called Kitotex, and Candiani’s proprietary water-saving dyeing technique called Indigo Juice, which keeps the indigo on the surface of the yarn during the dyeing process, making it easy to achieve the faded look of a vintage look jean.

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